Maps, places and land records

Family History South Australia – FamilyHistorySA

FamilyHistorySA, by Barry Leadbeater, aims to provide free information for family history and genealogy research on South Australians and their ancestors at home and abroad. The searchable databases include:• Pioneer family arrivals, births and marriages• Early shipping arrivals and passenger…

SIX – Spatial Information Exchange – New South Wales

The SIX Portal acts as a single entry point through which to search, access and utilise the wealth of geospatial services and land and poperty information data for which Land and Property Information (LPI) is the custodian. There is a…

Victorian Places

This site invites you to hop on the historic W-class tram and hop off at any one of over 1600 destinations throughout Victoria (Australia). Along the way you can discover the history of every town, city, suburb, village and settlement…

Queensland Globe

This mapping and data application from the Department of Natural Resources & Mines (DNRM) is implemented inside Google Earth. Queensland Globe allows you to view and explore Queensland maps, imagery (including up-to-date satellite images) and other spatial data. New

Historical cadastral map series – Queensland

This collection of digitised maps over Queensland at various scales 1841–2005, including cadastral maps which show property boundaries, property descriptions and land tenure, and some other related miscellaneous maps. Some are annotated and quality of scans varies. The majority of…

FamilySearch Place Research Tool

This new tool has replaced the Place Standard Finder and performs the same functionality and more. It provides access to standardized information about locations and can assist researchers in searching for exact spellings, checking whether locations exist, as well as…

Boodjar Nyungar Placenames – Western Australia

These place names cover the general area south of Geraldton and west of Esperance and Nungarin in the South-West of Western Australia. This website provides the history and meanings of the indigenous placenames in the area.